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Gateway Lodge, Gates and Associated Railings at South Entrance to Brogyntyn Park, Oswestry

Description: Gateway Lodge, Gates and Associated Railings at South Entrance to Brogyntyn Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 255560

OS Grid Reference: SJ2837230147
OS Grid Coordinates: 328372, 330147
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8640, -3.0654

Location: Mt Road, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1SS

Locality: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 1SS

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Listing Text

SJ 2830-2930 OSWESTRY C.P. MOUNT ROAD (north-east side)

11/87 Gateway lodge, gates
and associated
10.9.51 railings at south
entrance to Brogyntyn
Park (formerly listed
as Brogyntyn Park Lodge)

- II

Gateway lodge, gates and associated railings. 1815 by Benjamin Gummow.
Sandstone ashlar and ashlar-faced red brick. Large round-headed Triumphal
archway flanked by lower square projections (former lodge-keeper's
accomodation) with wrought-iron railings on low quadrant walls, terminating
in subsidiary entrances to left and right; Greek Revival style.
Moulded round arch to gateway has scrolled keystone and moulded entablature
with dentilled cornice; further moulded cornices at impost level
supported on couple Ionic columns; flanking projections also have
moulded cornices and string courses, round-arched recesses to front
and rear formerly with sash windows but now infilled; access to
projections through 6-panel doors in round-arched side recesses beneath
archway. Ornamental wrought-iron gates to centre have 2 tiers of
spear-shaped finials and urn-capped standards, motifs also used on
the railings to left and right (left now missing); subsidiary entrances
to left and right have plain moulded entablatures and wrought-iron
gates. Spur stones and paving beneath main arch. Brogyntyn Hall is
not included in this list. B.O.E. pp. 84-5; Tim Mowl and Brian Earnshaw,
Trumpet at a Distant Gate (1985) p. IX.

Listing NGR: SJ2837230147

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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